Is the Pharmacological Mode of Action of Chromium(III) as a Second Messenger?

Abstract

Although recent studies have shown that chromium (as the trivalent ion) is not an essential trace element, it has been demonstrated to generate beneficial effects at pharmacologically relevant doses on insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels of rodent models of insulin insensitivity, including models of type 2 diabetes. The mode of action of Cr(III) at a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12011-015-0231-9

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